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Pair of male figures: 1084.18a

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Pair of male figures
Sketches of two heads


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward



Legal notes

From the artist's children, Sir Philip Burne-Jones, and Mrs Mackail.

Measurements and weight

Height: 142 mm
Width: 108 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1923-04) by Burne-Jones, Sir Philip


Recto: copy of central figures from Massacio's 'St. Peter Curing the Maimed'. (Bologne, 'Gli Affreschi della Cupella Brancacci' pl. 30-32).

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (Massacio / Carmina)
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: pink / with indigo binding / gray indigo
  • Location: To right of right-hand figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Lippo Lippi
  • Location: Verso, below left-hand head
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: deep blue
  • Location: Verso, right-hand head, over neck
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Massccio
  • Location: Verso, below right-hand head
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.18a
Primary reference Number: 27089
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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